Bill Name: DC Statehood
Bill Description: Summary - makes a new Federal district consisting of Congress, the White House, etc. The rest of DC becomes the territory of New Columbia (the part where people live), which is then admitted into the union.



A new Federal District shall be created consisting of Federal government buildings where nobody lives shall be created. This Federal District's southern boundary shall be Independence Avenue extending east from Ohio Drive to Second Street Southeast; its westernmost boundary shall be the Potomac River. The Federal District’s northern boundary shall be defined by Constitution Avenue extending from the intersection of Constitution Avenue and Ohio Drive east to Second Street Southeast. The small segment of Pennsylvania Avenue which bisects Constitution Avenue shall be considered part of the northern boundary of the Federal District. This parcel of land shall be further demarcated by what shall be known as the Executive Allotment. This Allotment’s northernmost boundary shall be established at Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest extending from Seventeenth Street Northwest to Fifteenth Street Northwest. The area between these streets extending south to Constitution Avenue shall also be a portion of the Federal District.

The remainder of the former District of Columbia shall become the territory of New Columbia.

The territory of New Columbia is hereby admitted into the Union as a State, with the same status as the 51 other States of the Union.
Bill Author: Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Aye: 59
Nay: 31
Present: 6

Senators voting Aye:
Chuck Norris Eleden (D-AZ)
DFA3 (C-AZ)
Beth Ariane (D-AR)
Eduardo Ramirez (D-CA)
Northern Liberties (D-CA)
Savant (D-CO)
paragon12321 (D-CT)
NebulaState (D-CT)
Glen Davis (D-DE)
Davis Vitter Mason (D-DE)
Elvish Magi (D-FL)
Christopher Richards (D-FL)
Reaper (D-GA)
whatdoyouwant73 (D-HI)
wholehearted620 (D-HI)
Bobby Kennedy (D-IL)
paragon12322 (D-IL)
Jerry Brown (D-IA)
Viagra Dole (L-KS)
Socialist Sebelius (L-KS)
dfa01 (C-KY)
Miles Porter (D-ME)
TomHatesSusanCollins (D-ME)
Krispy (D-MD)
Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Shane (D-MA)
Rob in Massachusetts (D-MA)
TomLovesCarlLevin (D-MI)
Michael Jay (D-MN)
Michael Jay 2 (D-MN)
Quien es (D-MS)
dj brown jr (D-MO)
Sod-Off Baldrick (D-MT)
UsamaBinForgotted (D-NV)
Jed Bartlet (D-NH)
Rob for NH Senate (D-NH)
Ed Diaz (D-NJ)
Savant NJ (D-NJ)
BillRichardson (D-NM)
Mark R. Thomas (D-NM)
Senator Elvish Magi (D-NY)
James B. Weaver (D-NY)
Stetson Kennedy (D-NC)
Begoner4 (D-ND)
Stryker (D-OH)
Pedophile Eleden (D-OH)
Elos (D-OR)
John Winters (D-PA)
Frank Rizzo (D-PA)
Tony Benn (D-RI)
Degree1 (D-RI)
Robert Ingersol (D-SC)
dope2 (L-UT)
dope1 (L-UT)
Progressivevoice (D-VT)
Progressivevoice jr. (D-VT)
Harry Byrd (D-VA)
Shane Vaughn-Dugan (D-WV)
Brett Favre (D-WI)

Senators voting Nay:
Scott (R-AL)
Matthew Faustini A1 (R-AK)
Addison McConnell (R-AK)
Mike Huckabee (R-AR)
Liz Girard GA (R-GA)
Matthew Faustini ID2 (R-ID)
Marq'd4Death2 (R-ID)
It'sbucket (R-IN)
Marq'd4Death3 (R-IN)
FVPIX (R-KY)
Drew Brees (R-LA)
M. Broussard (R-LA)
Chas Ford (D-MI)
Angela Merkel (R-MS)
Joao MO (D-MO)
Big Red Sky (R-MT)
DeRoyalgop (R-NE)
Rob-NE2 (R-NE)
Kat Scratch Fever (R-NV)
D. Hobson (R-ND)
VitterOk (R-OK)
Corey Bowen OK (C-OK)
Chas Wyden (D-OR)
RedBishop (R-SC)
FVPXXIV (R-TN)
RoB-TN (R-TN)
dziggetai (R-TX)
southergentleman (R-VA)
Terry Funk (R-WV)
Sox Marshal (R-WY)
The Tick (R-WY)

Senators answering "Present":
Ralph Alan (R-AL)
dzgCO (R-CO)
Senor Needles (R-IA)
Bill Buckner (R-SD)
Hr_Sveka (R-SD)
Mil Best (R-WI)

Senators not voting yet:
Joker of the Atlantic (R-NC)
Lone Star Husky (R-TX)
David Miller (D-WA)
twoodard (D-WA)